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Hit and run case: Bailable warrant against Salman stayed

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A today stayed a bailable warrant issued against superstar in the 2002 hit-and-run case, in which the government's appeal against his acquittal is pending before the

"Salman had to appear before the court here to furnish surety as per the direction of the which has admitted the government's appeal," said

The court had last week issued a bailable warrant against him after the did not complete the procedure of providing surety (a guarantor for good behaviour) on the past two dates, Gharat said.

Khan's today filed an application before the sessions M G Deshpande, who stayed the bailable warrant after the said that the would complete the procedure.

"We had moved the seeking change in the surety, and the apex court allowed it. We have already started the process to comply with the order," said Khan's

In December 2015, the had acquitted Khan of all criminal charges for a lack of substantial evidence, seven months after the sessions court held him guilty.

The was accused of running his car over some persons sleeping on the pavement in suburban Bandra in 2002. One person had died in the mishap. The trial court awarded him a five-year jail term.

A court in Jodhpur recently sentenced the actor to five years in jail for killing a black buck in 1998.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 20:25 IST